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Rafters announce the hiring of new accounts & Corporate Service Manager

CWS Sports Desk October 1, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids– As the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters approach their inaugural 10th season, the team has announced the addition of Hannah Jurgens to the 2018 front office staff as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager. Jurgens enters her first season with the Rafters as the Accounts & Corporate Service Manager.… Read More »

2018 Rafters season in review

CWS Sports Desk September 6, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – After a record-setting 52-20 2017 campaign, the Rafters had high expectations for 2018. While the cranberry and gold failed to make their third consecutive postseason appearance, the club saw multiple players signed by major league teams and set forth a winning record at Witter Field for a… Read More »

Rafters win season finale

For CWS August 13, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (34-37, 19-17 2nd half) defeated the Green Bay Bullfrogs (38-44, 16-20 2nd half) 8-3 in the 2018 season finale. The Rafters took the lead in the first and never looked back, holding the lead with a plethora of offense. The cranberry and gold got the party… Read More »

Rafters get 4 in ninth for win

For CWS August 9, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters scored four times in the ninth as the Wisconsin Woodchucks closed out the home schedule for 2018 with an 8-7 loss tonight at Athletic Park.  The Chucks finished with a home record of 19-17 for the season. The Woodchucks got the offense going right away in… Read More »

Rafters split season series with Dock Spiders

For CWS August 5, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids – The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (30-35, 15-15 2nd half) took down the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders (36-29, 15-15 2nd half) 6-3. Ten errors were committed combined between both clubs, but the Rafters overcame their gaffes in the field to win 6-3. Fond du Lac was the first to score, striking… Read More »

Rafters swept by Bombers in Battle Creek

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids—  The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (29-34, 14-14 2nd half) fell to the Battle Creek Bombers (32-32, 16-13 2nd half) 3-1. Both teams collected eight hits but, the Rafters could get the hit to bring home runs as they left 12 on base. Wisconsin Rapids started the scoring though as Ethan Stringer (Louisville)… Read More »

Woodchucks fall to Kingfish in offensive showdown

For CWS August 3, 2018 Wausau— The Wisconsin Woodchucks wrapped up their last game of their long road trip tonight at Simmons Field in Kenosha. The Kingfish pulled ahead early with a 4-0 lead with Alex Stodola walking three batters and the defense committing two errors in the bottom of the 1st inning. The Chucks had active… Read More »

Rafters fall in 12 to Rivets’ walk-off

CWS Sports Desk July 31, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (27-31, 12-11 2nd half) fell in extra innings to the Rockford Rivets (25-33, 7-17 2nd half) 3-2. Both clubs traded leads and held a 2-2 tie from the sixth frame until the bottom of the twelfth where Kian O’Brien hit a walk-off home run to… Read More »

Chinooks’ late home run downs Woodchucks

For CWS July 29, 2018 Wausau— Dallas Beaver’s opposite field home run with two outs in the top of the ninth lifted the Lakeshore Chinooks to a 5-4 win over the Wisconsin Woodchucks this afternoon at Athletic Park. A two-out rally in the third gave the Woodchucks a 2-0 lead.  Payton Nelson and Brandt Broussard walked,… Read More »

Rafters fall to Mallards in season series finale

For CWS July 20 2018 Madison— The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-29, 7-9 2nd half) fell to the Madison Mallards (36-16, 8-8 2nd half) 7-1 in Madison, WI Friday night. Madison once again used a big inning to pull away from the Rafters. The Mallards started the scoring in the third. After loading the bases, Tyler Plantier delivered… Read More »

Rafters lose late to Mallards

For CWS July 19, 2018 Wisconsin Rapids–The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters (22-28, 7-8 2nd half) fell to the Madison Mallards (35-16, 7-8 2nd half) 9-3 at Witter Field. The Rafters trailed by two entering the ninth, but the Mallards scored four times in the inning to move their advantage to six. Madison scored three in the first frame… Read More »

Woodchucks drop tough one to Bombers

For CWS July 17, 2018 Wausau— The Woodchucks came into tonight’s game back home at the Athletic Park opening up a four game home stand against the Battle Creek Bombers. The Chucks went 2-2 on the four game road trip. The Bombers offense got off to a good start and the Chucks could not get… Read More »